deteriorate

[ dih-teer-ee-uh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF deteriorate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETERIORATE

In contact with the white man the Indian tended to deteriorate.

The result is that it is all far from good and likely to deteriorate rather than to improve.

The rations appeared to deteriorate and diminish as the winter advanced.

There is no doubt that she caused Leonora's character to deteriorate.

These soups do not deteriorate, so may be continually on hand and thus found most convenient.

If it be what is called hard-pan, the trees will deteriorate.

Health conditions, however, did not deteriorate as the century passed.

I believe now that a residence in France does not deteriorate an Englishman.

To go back to the Middle Ages would be to deteriorate and degenerate.

It is less expensive than rubber hose, and does not deteriorate.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DETERIORATE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.